A tower of speakers at the Guimaras fiesta
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Philippines Retirement Problems for Foreigners

What problems could you expect if you plan to spend your Golden Years in the PH? “Philippines Retirement Problems for Foreigners” addresses some of the…

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Remember Philippines Has Anti-Hospital Deposit Law

Republic Act (RA) 10932 was a law passed in 2017. Intended to strengthen the anti-hospital deposit law. Passed in August 2017. Furthermore, signed into law…

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Philippines Pampered Perky Pups

For you new readers out there on the World Wide Web, I’m an American that moved to the Philippines almost ten years ago. I’ve been…

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“Korean” Tourist Killed by Boracay Lady Boy was Chinese

Remember “Kallee?” The 21-year-old-lady boy from Cebu City. “Kallee,” aka  Carlito Alegado, admitted to stabbing to death a “Korean” tourist in Boracay last Friday, January…

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Boracay Lady Boy Butchers Korean Tourist

Who? One Korean tourist. What? Stabbed to death by a lady boy. Where? Boracay. Why? Korean didn’t pay for “entertainment services.” “Boracay Lady Boy Butchers…

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Actor’s Temper Tantrum Triggers BI Balikbayan Reminder

An Actor’s Temper Tantrum Triggers BI Balikbayan Reminder.  A Bureau of Immigration, BI, Press Release regarding the Balikbayan Privilege was recently issued. A local celebrity,…

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How a Foreigner Can Open a Philippines Bank Account

“How a Foreigner Can Open a Philippines Bank Account” is today’s topic. We retired to the Philippines over nine and one-half years ago. First of…

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ambulance leaving guimaras provincial hospital
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Anti-hospital Law Upheld by PH Supreme Court

The Manila Times reports on an issue that has affected The Crusty Old Expat along with thousands, if not millions, of Filipinos over the years….

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Philippines: Emerging Terrorism Hotspot

We live in Guimaras. A generally peaceful island province in the Western Visayas region. Terrorism?  Not a major concern for the Mayberry RFD of the…

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No Philippines White Christmas in Sight

Discovered some old photos back from several years ago. I sincerely don’t miss digging out our driveway back in Central Illinois. No Philippines White Christmas…

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Astonishing Half of Local Filipino Youth Dense on Sex

Gail T. Momblan over at The Daily Guardian, TDG, ran a jaw-dropping story over the weekend. An astonishing half of local Filpino youth are dense…

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Can You Retire in the Philippines with $200,000 of Savings?

I ran across this awe-inspiring article at Investopedia by Jean Folger recently. First of all, Ms. Folger presents an interesting premise. Retiring in the Philippines…

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ambulance leaving guimaras provincial hospital
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Expat Medical Emergencies in the Philippines. Will the U.S. Govt. Help?

In my previous post, I listed how the U.S. Government could help you if you end up broke in the Philippines. This post deals with…

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